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Cardinal Spear

Cardinal Spear



 


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Long stems begin sprouting from the ground in April and can reach 6 feet tall with a large cluster of long tubular flowers at the top. Hummingbirds are attracted to the long, bright red flowers of the Cherokee Lily and are often seen feeding on its nectar. The Cherokee Bean (Coral Bean) Lily Flowering Bulb plant is native to the United States and is grown primarily for the showy, spectacular 6 foot red stems of flowers, which begin to rise into the air in April. The blooming of the Cherokee Bean (Coral Bean) Lily Flowering Bulbs continues into July and even later in states North of Florida.

  • Flowering Cherokee Lily Bulbs


•    The Cherokee Bean Lily is also known as the Coral Bean Lily and the Cardinal Spear. In the Southern U.S. The Cherokee Bean Lily, Erythrina herbacea, produces scarlet-red 3-5 feet flowers in cone shaped clusters that rise on rust colored stems that rapidly lengthen before the foliage appears. Some reports claim that the Cherokee Bean is poisonous, however, it is well documented that the Cherokee Indian tribes used the bean to treat various stomach problems, and the leaves and roots were also used to treat aliments. The leaves of the Cherokee Bean (Coral Bean) Lily Flowering Bulbs are trifoliate, just like peas, beans and others legumes, and are classified as a nitrogenous generator, one that stores nitrogen.

•    The Cherokee Bean Lily is also known as the Coral Bean Lily and the Cardinal Spear. In the Southern U.S. The Cherokee Bean Lily, Erythrina herbacea, produces scarlet-red 3-5 feet flowers in cone shaped clusters that rise on rust colored stems that rapidly lengthen before the foliage appears. Some reports claim that the Cherokee Bean is poisonous, however, it is well documented that the Cherokee Indian tribes used the bean to treat various stomach problems, and the leaves and roots were also used to treat aliments. The leaves of the Cherokee Bean (Coral Bean) Lily Flowering Bulbs are trifoliate, just like peas, beans and others legumes, and are classified as a nitrogenous generator, one that stores nitrogen.


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